• 35 schools can participate on a first come first serve basis.
  • Preliminary Round: Min 5 and max 10 students per category.
  • Qualifier Round: 2 highest scoring participants per category per school
  • Finals: 10 finalists per category
  • Workshop 1: Max 150 students per participating school
  • Workshop 2: 50 students per category
  • a. Preliminary Round is the intra-school round and will be held in the premises of respective schools between December 2, 2019 to Feb 14, 2020.
  • b. Qualifier Round is the inter-school basis and will be held in the recording studio between March 07, 2020 to March 28, 2020.
  • c. Final Round is the inter-school round and will be held on May 23, 2020
  • For each round of competition, a new set of stories will be written for each category. Participating students shall choose and perform one from the given stories allocated to his/her category.
  • For each round of competition, the stories for each category will be emailed to the teacher-in-charge of each school TWO WEEKS before the competition. The teacher will distribute the stories to the participating students.
  • The stories will be part in English and part in Chinese. Each participant is required to narrate each part in English, Cantonese and Putonghua as assigned.
  • Entry and participation to the competition and the workshops are absolutely free to the schools and the students.
  • The students will be judged on:
No Criteria Remarks Marks
1 Diction Pronunciation and enunciation 10
2 Voice Rhythm, volume and pace 10
3 Language Clarity, fluency of the three languages 10
4 Delivery Body language, facial expressions and eye contact 10
5 Articulation Clarity and sharpness of speech 10
6 Expression Ability to engage the audience 10
7 Confidence Confidence during the presentation 10
8 Memorisation Ability to recall and present the complete story 10
9 Time Ability to present the story within the given time 10
10 Overall Presentation Overall impression of performance 10
  • For each competition rounds, there will be a panel of independent jury members to adjudicate the competition.
  • All contestants of every round will receive a Certificate of Participation.
  • For the Final Round- Book Vouchers worth $1500, $1000 & $ 500 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners respectively and Certificate + Book Vouchers worth $250 for the remaining finalists.